[vcf-midatlantic] PC needed for VCFed BBS

Joseph Oprysko joprysko1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 26 21:35:21 EDT 2017


It's just that there likely IS a packet driver for that machine, as Netware
required packet drivers.  And Compaq *IS* was business class machine back
in those days.

On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:33 PM, Joseph Oprysko <joprysko1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bill, what is the make/model of the machine?  I'll look around for a DOS
> packet driver just incase something like that beast exists.  Using less
> IRQ's is better.. :)
>
> On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 9:02 PM, William Dudley via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
>> No, the built in NIC is unlikely to be have a DOS driver, so you need
>> the NE2000 NIC, which takes a slot.  If you need another slot, you'll
>> have to sacrifice the sound card.
>>
>> Bill
>>
>>
>> This email is free of malware because I run Linux.
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 8:57 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>
>> > >> If the NE2000 clone is sufficient, then we don't have to ask anyone
>> else
>> > for a NIC.
>> >
>> > ...And it would save a slot for another modem later.
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
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> Normal Person: So you go surfing?
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>



-- 
Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
Normal Person: So you go surfing?
Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
lot...
Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?



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